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bonehead

One who is regarded as dumb, stupid, and/or obstinate. Is he really pulling a door that's clearly marked "push"? What a bonehead.

boneheaded

Dumb, stupid, and/or obstinate. Looks like I'm pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a boneheaded thing to do!
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bonehead

1. n. a stupid or stubborn person. You are such a bonehead when it comes to buying cars.
2. and boneheaded mod. stupid; stubborn. Of all the boneheaded things to do! You are a bonehead jerk!

boneheaded

verb
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And in a partnership, as the saying goes, there is no such thing as a bonehead question, only bonehead answers.
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He may be a bonehead" - Actress Whoopi Goldberg (pictured) defends Mel Gibson, who was alleged to have used offensive language during an 'expletive-laden' argument.
The article by Shane Gericke (Don't be a bonehead: Clean your Guns, May/June 2005) is one that has no place in your magazine.
Under the headline "Is Bono a bonehead?" one US newspaper editorial attacked the U2 frontman for his anti-debt and political campaigns.
Of course, that doesn't protect you if you go and do a bonehead thing like write a book, as Washington reporter Peter Brown did in 1991 with his well-reviewed but slightly off-kilter Minority Party: Why the Democrats Face Defeat in 1992 and Beyond.